David L Paletz, Professor
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- PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970
- M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1963
- B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1961
Behavior and Identities
- Editor of the Paradigm Publisher's Book Series "Media and Power."
- Research Interests: Politics and the Media, Film and Politics
American Government and Politics in the Media Age, Film and Politics
Professor of Political Science and former editor of Political Communication. His degrees are all from UCLA. Dr. Paletz's specializes in political communication both in the US and internationally. His research focuses on the relationship between the media (defined broadly to include both news and entertainment) and American government and politics (defined broadly to include the public, institutions, and processes). He teaches courses on "Politics and the Media," "Film and Politics," and "Politics and the Libido." He is the author of The Media in American Politics: Contents and Consequences, 2nd ed. (Longman, 2002), co-author of Media Power Politics (Free Press, 1981 and 1983), and of Politics in Public Service Advertising on Television (Praeger, 1977); 2003), editor of and contributor Political Communication in Action (Hampton Press, 1996); and of Political Communication Research, Vol. II (Ablex 1996), and Vol. I (Ablex, 1987); co-editor and contributor to Business as Usual (Hampton Press, 2003), Glasnost and After: Media and Change in Eastern/Central Europe (Hampton Press, 1995), Taken By Storm: Media, Public Opinion, and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Gulf War (University of Chicago Press, 1994), and of Terrorism and the Media (Sage, 1992); and author of some sixty other publications. He has been Chair of the Political Communication Research Section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research, Chair of the Political Communication Section of the American Political Science Association, and a Founding Member of the International Journal of Political Socialization and Political Psychology. Among his research and teaching awards are a Congressional Fellowship from the American Political Science Association, Humanities Fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation, two Fulbright Scholarships, and the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award from Duke University. For eleven years, he chaired the Selection Committee of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.
- Curriculum Vitae
New York Times
- Recent Publications
- D.L. Paletz, Sherman's March: Romantic Love in Documentary Films
(Submitted, November, 2010), Milwaukee [DOC] .
- D.L. Paletz, Communicating Politics Through the Media: What's Wrong and How Can We Fix It,
in Communicating Politics, edited by Mitchell S. McKinney
pp. 95-106, New York: Peter Lange Publisher .
- D.L. Paletz and Jill Rickershauser, Media, Violence and Terrorism in North America 1998-2002,
in Media, Violence and Terrorism
pp. 119-124, UNESCO .
- Amy McKay and D.L. Paletz, The Presidency and the Press,
in Handbook of Political Communication Research, edited by Lynda Lee Kaid
pp. 315-337, Lawrence Erlbaum .
- Business as Usual: Continuity and Change in Central and Eastern European Media, edited by D.L. Paletz and Karol Jakubowicz
pp. 438, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press .